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Alumni Spotlights

Alumni Spotlight



William Thomas

William Thomas, Class of 1996


"...The significance of Crossroads for me amounts to security, familiarity and foundation."


With Crossroads’ support and guidance, William was able to matriculate to St. Vincent College, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree of Accounting in 2000.  He went on to earn his Masters of Accountancy from Notre Dame in 2001.


William is currently employed as an Executive Director in Americas Advisory RISK and Industrial Products Sectors for the leading global accounting firm Ernst & Young. 



 Sherry Williams  

Sherry Williams, Class of 2006


"My ability to believe in myself and walk in that confidence was cultivated through the mentorship of our advocates [at Crossroads Foundation]. "


After graduating from Oakland Catholic High School in 2006, Sherry enrolled in college courses and took a management position for the Social Events Division at a Hilton Hotel and became the top sales manager. She discovered her passion for event planning and building positive relationships with clients. Today she is an entrepreneur, co-founder of Events by Elaqui.